Kidney disease in children

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Medically reviewed by
AKF's Medical Advisory Committee
Last updated
February 4, 2022
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Kidney transplant in children

Kidney transplant is considered the best treatment option for kidney failure in both adults and children. Having a kidney transplant means your child does not need dialysis. If possible, it is better for a child to have a transplant instead of starting dialysis. Dialysis is a time-consuming process that puts stress on the entire body.

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